Holy People of the Middle Ages By: Maci reynolds


Leo IX became pope on February 12, 1049 and received the name Leo IX.

Pope Leo IX

The Great Schism of 1054 was the split between the Eastern and Western Christian Churches and was led by Pope Leo IX.

Pope Leo IX

When Leo was five, his family sent him to Toul to be educated with other boys of Noble Birth.

St. Dominic

St Dominic was a Spanish priest who lived from 1170 - 1221 and founder of the Dominican Order of friars and nuns.

He founded an order that focused on getting out among the people and showing God's love.
Dominic and 3 other Cistercians, began itinerant preaching according to the gossip ideal.

St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi Created an order where all members took a vow of poverty and worshiped God.

St Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury for a life devoted to Christianity.
St Francis of Assisi reportedly claimed that he heard the voice of God.


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